People: Mar. 15, 1963

"There's an East Berlin and a West Berlin, but tonight we're sitting with the best Berlin," sang Danny Kaye at a gala Beverly Hills banquet where Composer Irving Berlin, 74, accepted the Milestone Award of the Screen Producers' Guild. It was only the second time (the first: to Bob Hope in 1962) that the Guild's award for outstanding movie achievement had been presented to someone other than a producer. President Kennedy, ex-Presidents Eisenhower and Truman telegraphed their congratulations. And then, "with great pride," surrounded by a boodle of filmdom's most glittering stars, the...

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